multiplet

noun
mul·​ti·​plet | \ ˈməl-tə-plət How to pronounce multiplet (audio) \

Definition of multiplet

1 : a spectrum line having several components
2 : a group of elementary particles that are different in charge but similar in other properties (such as mass)

First Known Use of multiplet

1920, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of multiplet was in 1920

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“Multiplet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiplet. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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